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Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

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Elvis Presley at Christmas

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono - Happy Xmas (War is Over)

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The Good Life Christmas special

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Jona Lewie - Stop the Cavalry

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Bing Crosby - White Christmas

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Greg Lake - I Believe in Father Christmas

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Slade in 1974. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)

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Mud - Lonely This Christmas

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Bing Crosby and David Bowie - Little Drummer Boy

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Wham!'s Last Christmas

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It's A Wonderful Life

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